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Six iconic logo designers

Graphic Icons

Each of these figures offers inspiration and lessons for all designers.

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Lance Wyman

Lance Wyman logos

Lance Wyman. One of the great graphic designers of our time.

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An interview with Sagi Haviv

Ivan Chermayeff, Tom Geismar, Sagi Haviv

The computer will not help you connect with your creative impulses. A pencil will.

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An interview with Tom Geismar

Chase bank logo

Tom Geismar, one of the most highly-acclaimed designers in the profession, graciously agreed to answer your questions.

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Ask Tom Geismar

Tom Geismar

Tom Geismar is a founding partner of Chermayeff & Geismar and widely considered a pioneer of American graphic design.

He has kindly agreed to an interview here on Logo Design Love. Do you have a question you want to ask?

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A space odyssey

NBC peacock logo design

Here are 35 or so logos that show good use of white space.

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A conversation with Paul Rand

Paul Rand. 1914-1996. This six-minute video of Rand chatting with some design students gave me an insight into the man I hadn’t seen before. At the time of writing there are just 233 views on YouTube. A tiny amount considering his reputation in design circles.

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Don’t try to be original. Just try to be good.

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Howcast identity design

Howcast logo design

Identity design is about producing more than just a logo. Stand-alone static marks are essential, don’t get me wrong, but by containing them within an identity package, top designers and agencies create a visual language that improves the consistency of the brand message.

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The work of Stefan Kanchev

Stefan Kanchev

Trade marks and symbols by Stefan Kanchev — a wonderful design collection from the late Bulgarian graphic artist. Stefan is the author of more than 1000 trade marks and symbols, and in the first world exhibition of trade marks in New York he presented 23 works out of the 250 logos by authors from all over the world.

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An interview with Paul Rand

Paul Rand

Paul Rand talks about his iconic logos for IBM, UPS, ABC, Westinghouse and more.

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Kit Hinrichs: the story of a storyteller

Kit Hinrichs retrospective

Pentagram partner Kit Hinrichs talks about his experiences in a recent interview for the One Club.

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Tenth logo by Nancy Wu

Tenth logo design

A quick mention of a favourite blog, Logolog by Denis Radenkovic, and a great logo by Nancy Wu, for Tenth.

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Interview with Obama’s logo designer

Obama 08 logo

At the end of 2006, Mode, a motion design studio in Chicago, approached Sol Sender, a graphic designer, to create a logo for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. The resulting “O” became one of the most recognizable political logos in recent history. Steven Heller spoke with Mr. Sender just after the election to discuss the evolution of his logo.

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10 logo designers. 20 logos.

French Property Exhibition logo design

I’m a great believer in giving credit where it’s due, and here I briefly mention 10 talented creatives from across the globe, showing a couple of logos from each portfolio.

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All about Saul Bass

Saul Bass

An ode to graphic designer and filmmaker, Saul Bass.

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All about Chermayeff & Geismar

Chermayeff & Geismar

Ivan Chermayeff and Tom Geismar met as students at Yale in the mid 1950s. They were doing research for papers on typeface design. In the spring of 1957 they teamed up with Robert Brownjohn to form Brownjohn Chermayeff Geismar. Three years later, Brownjohn left the partnership. Here I provide an insight into the logos of Ivan and Tom.

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All about Paul Rand

IBM poster design

“Simplicity is not the goal. It is the by-product of a good idea and modest expectations.”
— PAUL RAND

Even after his death in 1996, Paul Rand remains one of the most famous graphic designers in the world.

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